No Child Left behind?

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Oktober 2003



The first scholarly assessment of the legislation, "No Child Left Behind?" breaks new ground in the ongoing debate over accountability. Contributors examine the laws origins, the political and social forces that gave it shape, the potential issues that will surface with its implementation, and finally, the laws likely consequences for American education.


Paul E. Peterson is the Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government at Harvard, the director of PEPG, and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, California, USA. He is author or editor of numerous books, including The Education Gap: Vouchers and Urban Schools , with William G. Howell (Brookings, 2004 and 2006). Martin R. West is an assistant professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and deputy director of the Program on Education Policy and Governance (PEPG) at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, USA. He was formerly a guest scholar in governance studies at the Brookings Institution, USA.


"...a revealing indication of how accountability, rather than markets, has become the current mantra." --Michael Duffy, The Times Educational Supplement, 3/5/2004 "... details how the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) changed from inception to signing, reviews its effects thus far, and forecasts its effects in the future... The authors' critiques and cautions can serve as a guide for those involved in developing or implementing accountability systems." --Elizabeth Edgemon, University of Virginia, American School Board Journal, 8/1/2004
EAN: 9780815770299
ISBN: 0815770294
Untertitel: The Politics and Practice of School Accountability. Illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Brookings Institution
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2003
Seitenanzahl: 340 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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